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Briefing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker finds lessons in recall fight

Wisconsin Republican Scott Walker reflects on surviving a historic recall election and warns that Mitt Romney shouldn't assume that he'll automatically get Republican voters' support in the Badger State.    

By Dave CookStaff writer / June 18, 2012

Michael Bonfigli/The Christian Science Monitor

Earlier this month, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) became the first US governor to keep his seat in a recall election. The battle was triggered by Governor Walker's efforts to restrict public workers' collective bargaining rights, and his victory has made him a star in Republican circles. He was the guest at the June 14 Monitor breakfast in Washington.